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MARS AND GOOGLE USE A.I. TO MAKE CHOCOLATE RECIPES

MARS AND GOOGLE USE A.I. TO MAKE CHOCOLATE RECIPES

Nick BaskettApril 12, 20215 min read

No, you didn’t get the headline wrong. Mars Wrigley UK issued an interesting press release that I picked up on…

RAINFOREST ALLIANCE REWRITES CERTIFICATION STANDARD

RAINFOREST ALLIANCE REWRITES CERTIFICATION STANDARD

Dustin BaileyApril 12, 2021

After the 2018 merger of Rainforest Alliance and UTZ, the company has been working hard to update its certification standards.…

SUPPLY CONCERNS AND THE PRICE OF COCOA

SUPPLY CONCERNS AND THE PRICE OF COCOA

Dustin BaileyApril 12, 2021

In the 2020-2021 growing season, Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire are predicted to have a 102,000 ton surplus of cocoa due…

MAROU TAKES EXTERNAL INVESTMENT TO GROW VIETNAM BUSINESS

MAROU TAKES EXTERNAL INVESTMENT TO GROW VIETNAM BUSINESS

Nick BaskettApril 11, 2021

Exceptional Vietnamese chocolate maker Marou has agreed to take an external investment from a Private Equity fund, Mekong Capital. For…

MOCA DEMONSTRATES THE VALUE OF CACAO FLAVOUR

MOCA DEMONSTRATES THE VALUE OF CACAO FLAVOUR

Nick BaskettApril 9, 2021

This article was provided to Bartalks by Marc Steen, Chef de Project for CNFA. His contact details are at the…

COCOA NEWSCAST  – 7 APR, 2021

COCOA NEWSCAST – 7 APR, 2021

Nick BaskettApril 7, 2021

The Cocoa Newscast is out in full stereo beauty. Give your ears a treat and listen below, or go to…

LINDT ‘HOME OF CHOCOLATE’ STAYS OPEN DURING COVID

LINDT ‘HOME OF CHOCOLATE’ STAYS OPEN DURING COVID

Nick BaskettApril 7, 2021

The huge learning centre and chocolate museum was launched last year with disastrous timing. You may have expected the company…

G7 COUNTRIES OUTSOURCE DEFORESTATION

G7 COUNTRIES OUTSOURCE DEFORESTATION

Dustin BaileyApril 7, 2021

When you hear “outsourcing” we typically think of a manufacturer or retailer moving production overseas to lower production costs. However,…

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